Emerging report reaching dailyexcessive news on Saturday, indicates that the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu, is insisting on running on the same Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ticket with his embattled Boss, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in the forthcoming Governorship election in the State.
A highly placed source who confided in disclosed that the duo of Hon. Charles Idahosa and Chief Tom Ikimi, prevailed on Philip Shuaibu, to see reasons why the PDP cannot gift away the Governorship slot, as well as the Deputy Governorship slot to the Governor’s camp, without putting into consideration the interest of the PDP and its already existing Stakeholders.
They are all having the meeting at the residence of Governor Obaseki.
authoritatively gathered that the PDP has insisted that the only way they can accept to gift away the ticket to Governor Obaseki, is by dropping Shuaibu for another person nominated by the opposition party in the State.
As at the time of filing in this report, the issue had not been fully settled.